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Emancipation Day: A Juneteenth Event

decorative print of emancipation proclamation


Saturday, June 10
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Living History Farms
IA United States

Explore the Black experience in Iowa’s history!

June 10 • 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

All activities included with General Admission

Gain a better understanding of the legacy and hope of emancipation and explore the Black experience in Iowa from early farmsteads through the 20th-century fight for civil rights. The day will open with a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation and will include presentations, performances, and hands-on activities at our historic sites.

The day will end with a Historic Baseball game played by 1876 rules.

historic interpreters re-enacting baseball game



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